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Mindfulness Can Change Brain Patterns of Depression

Research using Magnetic Resonance Imaging, or MRI, at Harvard Medical School shows that for some people with depression, the brain patterns that occur with mindfulness meditation continue during other activities. That’s a promising discovery in the continuing efforts to explore options or complementary treatments for depression, along with psychotherapy or medication. Harvard neuroscientist Gaëlle Desbordes […]

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Digital Device Use Linked to ADHD in Teens

Frequent Use of Digital Devices Linked to ADHD in Teens A new study has found that teenagers who spend a lot of time on digital devices like smartphones checking social media and text messaging are more at-risk of developing Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD. The results of the two-year study by a team of […]

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How #MeToo is Affecting Men

Men are Increasingly on Edge The #MeToo movement has brought hundreds, even thousands, of complaints about sexual harassment and assault to the surface, most obviously about famous men, starting with film mogul Harvey Weinstein, with many Hollywood women finally speaking out about unwanted advances. This type of public conversation traveling like wildfire across TV, newspapers […]

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How Meditation Can Help Us Let Go of “Perfection”

“There is something wonderfully bold and liberating about saying Yes to our entire imperfect and messy life.” Tara Brach Letting Go of Perfection with Mindfulness There is a strange paradox in the ideas we hold for ourselves in terms of perfection. On the one hand, when we expect nothing less of ourselves than perfection, we […]

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Developing Insight Through Mindfulness Meditation

Insight Meditation One of characteristics of mindfulness meditation that makes it different from other forms of meditation is insight. Sometimes called Vipassana or insight meditation, mindfulness meditation moves beyond calming the mind to observing how it functions. According to Jon Kabat-Zinn mindfulness meditation “is the embrace of any and all mind states, without preferring one […]

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Help Prevent Youth Suicide

Some Reasons for Teen Suicide Still a Mystery After several teen suicides in Palo Alto, California, the heart of Silicon Valley, where most young people have good schools, nice homes and bright futures, parents were grieving and searching for answers. One of the high school boys who took his own life during a 2009 through […]

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Overcoming Hypochondria

New View of Hypochondria Replaces Worry with Rational Thoughts People who constantly worry about having an illness, even when medical exams find there’s nothing wrong, used to be called hypochondriacs. They might worry that a cold was pneumonia or that a headache was a sign of a brain tumor. But when the doctor found no […]

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How to Make Good Decisions

Making Decisions We make decisions all day long, every day of our lives, so many decisions that we’d never be able to count them. Will we skip breakfast because we’re in a hurry or have fresh strawberries and yogurt ready in a bowl in the refrigerator so we can get a healthy start? Do we […]

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Unplugging: Happiest Teens Limit Screen Time

Unplugging from Technology Gives Teens Room for Real Happiness Teenagers are being emotionally slammed by technology. A new study links anxiety, severe depression, suicide attempts and suicide to the rise in the use of smartphones, tablets and other devices. These “connections” through technology are making teenagers disconnected from “real” relationships that include talking, listening, making […]

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Iraq Veteran Says Books Saved Him from Suicide

Veterans Living in Darkness When Iraq veteran Kevin Powers writes about living in darkness, he means it physically and emotionally. After returning from combat in 2005, he spent days and nights in his small apartment in Richmond, Virginia with the shades pulled down, with no direction, no meaning for his life. “Whether my distress was […]

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